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LOST: September 2021

LOST: September 2021

In late 2020 the County went “live” with a new permitting system. In such demolition permits are tracked differently and we are still catching up to the new system. As of September we are up to date but plan to resolve a few issues by the end of the year. In September a total of twenty demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. All were for single family homes. Three of the homes were in South Arlington while the…

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LOST: July 2021

LOST: July 2021

In late 2020 the County went “live” with a new permitting system. In such demolition permits are tracked differently and we are still catching up to the new system. In July a total of fourteen demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. All were for single family homes. Three of the homes are in South Arlington while the rest are in North Arlington. At least nine are speculative developments. One of the homes being demolished was recently purchased for…

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LOST: June 2021

LOST: June 2021

In late 2020 the County went “live” with a new permitting system. In such demolition permits are tracked differently and we are still catching up to the new system. In June a total of fourteen demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. All were for single family homes. Two of the homes are in South Arlington while the rest are in North Arlington. At least nine are speculative developments. One of the homes being demolished was recently purchased for…

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Fabulous Farmhouse in Fostoria for Sale

Fabulous Farmhouse in Fostoria for Sale

Fostoria is a wonderful subdivision within the larger Westover neighborhood and was once a stop on the electric rail line back to jobs in Washington, DC. Today it is an extremely accessible community just steps from the Westover shops and restaurants with easy access to the Custis Bike Trail and the East Falls Church Metro. This is a rare opportunity to take on the ownership of a wonderful 19th century farmhouse that was meticulously restored (the owner even wrote a…

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LOST: September 2020

LOST: September 2020

In September there were a total of eight demolition permits applied for in Arlington County. All of them were for single family homes. Six of them are located in North Arlington and two in South Arlington. 66% (6 of 9) of the applications are speculative developments. September applications range greatly from 21 (2014) to 11 (2019). Four of the homes are located in the National Register Historic district. 4042 21st Street North is in the Cherrydale National Register Historic District…

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Plan Lee Highway Releases Historic Resources Report

Plan Lee Highway Releases Historic Resources Report

The Lee Highway Alliance and Plan Lee Highway team have released a Historic and Cultural Resources Report. This report covers research, documentation, and a survey of historic and cultural resources within the planning areas. The Lee Highway Historic and Cultural Resources Survey is a component of the larger “Plan Lee Highway” project, a long-range plan and comprehensive vision for the Lee Highway corridor. The Lee Highway Cultural Resources Survey consisted of the following tasks: 1) Meetings; 2) Background Research; 3)…

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LOST: March 2020

LOST: March 2020

Last year March set a record for March permit applications. This year March beats that. A total of 24 permit applications — topping March 2019 by 4. The majority of the permits are for single family homes. Past March numbers are: March 2019 was 20; March 2018 was 11; March 2017 was 13; March 2016 was 16; March 2015 was 16; and, March 2014 was 9. Single Family: A total of 21 of the permits were for single-family homes; two…

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LOST: February 2020

LOST: February 2020

In February 2020, a total of seven demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. January also starts with a higher number of demos. In comparison, February 2019 was 23, February 2018 was 16, February 2017 was 12; February 2016 was 23; February 2015 was 15; and, February 2014 was 11; All of the permits are for single family homes and all are in North Arlington. Two of the homes are in National Register Historic Districts: 641 North Lincoln Street…

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LOST: January 2019

LOST: January 2019

We started off the year with a big bang of 21 buildings being demolished — 14 of them single family homes, three garden apartments and four commercial buildings. In comparison, January 2018 was 19; January 2017 was 9; January 2016 was 13; January 2015 was 22; and, January 2014 was 12; Single Family: Fourteen (14) of the permits were for single-family homes. All but one were in North Arlington. 10 of the permits were for speculative developments. Three of the…

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LOST: November 2017

LOST: November 2017

In November 2017, a total of eight (8) demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. In comparison, November 2016 was 28 (although only 15 were for single family homes); November 2015 was 17; November 2014 was 19; and November 2013 was 23. Single Family: All but one of the permits are for single-family homes and all are located in in north Arlington. At least six of the projects are speculative developments. Two of the homes are located in National…

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